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We are the conservative synagogue of the Great Southwest. You will find a variety of information about our 100+ year community in addition to upcoming events, regular & special services, and activities. Please take a moment to explore all the wonders of CBI. We look forward to meeting you.


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Featured events

Game Day with Refreshments – Dairy Kitchen needed

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Shabbat On Campus with UNM Hillel House (No services at CBI)

April 19 @ 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Join us for a special joint musical Shabbat service on campus at the UNM Hillel House (1701 Sigma Chi Rd NE) at 6:00pm. Come and support the UNM Jewish community…

Cultural Borderlands: Jewish Acculturation and the Margins of Jewish Identity – Presentation by Sarah Rachel Egelman 

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
$18.00 – $30.00

In what ways is Jewishness expressed in modern, non-Jewish society? What historical figures can illuminate the questions and expressions of Jewish life on the borders of majority culture? Join Sarah…

Congregation B’nai Israel Second Seder and Dinner (Meat Kitchen)

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Free – $65.0028 tickets left

Come join CBI’s annual Second Seder! Seder will be led by Rabbi Hazzan Jonathan Angress, and will feature a fully kosher-for-Passover feast catered by Gourmet to Go.

Hiking and Havdalah at Embudo Trailhead

April 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Join B’nai Israel Hiking and Havdalah event on Saturday April 27th at the Embudo Trailhead. We will be doing a small 30-45 minute hike and finalize the Shabbat with Havdalah.…

Pesadich BBQ – 2024/5784

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Free – $360.00

The Pesadich BBQ, a beloved Men’s Club tradition, celebrates Passover/Chag HaMatzot with community spirit and delicious food. This year, we continue this cherished event, inviting both new and familiar faces…

Annual Meeting

May 5 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sparks of Psalmody and Song

May 10 @ 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Friday night service with musical program featuring special guests. Service conducted by Finstons and Rabbi Angress Wine & Lite Bites before service Oneg after service

Confirmation Celebration during Shabbat Services-Kiddush sponsored by the Parents of the Confirmation Students will follow-kitchen needed

May 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm